Nobody Plays The Trombone Anymore / Ya Nadie Toca el Trombón.



VIERNES 15 DIC| FORO: UNIVERSIDAD DE LA COMUNICACIÓN | 20:45 HR. | 1 HR. 46 MIN. (entrada libre)


Ya Nadie Toca el Trombón
Nobody Plays The Trombone Anymore
México. 2015. DCP. Color. 10minDirector: Hari Sama
Script: Hari Sama
Producer: Hari Sama, Verónica Valadez, Carlos Gordillo
Cinematography: Alfredo Altamirano
Sound: Rafael Pérez, Matías Barberis, Gabriel Villegas
Music: Dario González
Editor: Tonalli Villaseñor, Ricardo Toledo
Company Producer: Catatonia Cine
Hari Sama

Hari Sama graduated from the CCC film school and studied musical composition at the Musical Studies and Research Center (CIEM), Mexico City. He has participated in more than 10 festivals around the world, including four editions of the Morelia FICM. His first feature film Sin ton ni Sonia (2003), which he made using the name Carlos Sama “Hari,” premiered at the 51st San Sebastián International Film Festival. It won the Audience Award at the 18th Guadalajara International Film Festival (FICG, in Spanish). His short fiction film Con la cola entre las patas (Tail between your Legs, 2005) won the Audience Award for Best Short Film at the 3rd FICM, the Mayahuel Award for Best Mexican Short Film at the 20th FICG and the Audience Award for Best Short Film at the 2nd Orange Country Latino Film Festival (OCLFF), Santa Ana, in the United States. At the 5th FICM, he participated with his short fiction film Tiene la tarde ojos (The Afternoon has Eyes, 2007), winner of the Mayahuel Award for Best Mexican Short Film at the 22nd FICG; the Jury Special Award at the 16th Biarritz Festival of Latin American Cinema and Cultures; and Best Short Film of the Mexican Section at the 4th Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia (SSFF & Asia), Japan, among others. At the 9th FICM, he won Special Mention for his feature film El sueño de Lu (Lus Dream, 2011), which also received three awards for Best Actress for Úrsula Pruneda at the 55th Ariel Awards Ceremony, Mexico; the 16th Málaga Film Festival, Spain; and the 15th Shanghai International Film Festival (SIFF), China. This work also participated in the Montreal World Film Festival (FFM, in French), Montreal, and the 25th Toulouse Latin American Film Festival, among others. His feature film Despertar el polvo (Awakening Dust, 2013) participated in the 3rd UNAM International Film Festival (FICUNAM) and the 28th Mar del Plata International Film Festival in Argentina, among other festivals, and won the Kukulkán Award for Best Picture at the 2nd Riviera Maya Film Festival (RMFF), Mexico. His short fiction film La tiara vacía (The empty Tiara) was part of the 12th FICM’s Official Selection. His documentary feature film Sunka Raku Alegría evanescente (Sunka Raku – Evanescent Joy) was part of the 14th edition of the Morelia International Film Festival (FICM), the Hanoi International Film Festival, the Festival de Cine de Lima 2016 and won awards for Best Editing, Best Music and Best Sound Design in the Festival Pantalla de Cristal 2016. Currently he is developing his fifth feature film, “This is not Berlin”.


Cutberto Ortíz Ramos has been missing since september 26, 2014. Together with 42 other young students, he was kidnapped and murdered in the town of Ayotzinapa. In his rural home village, his absence is acutely felt by family, friends an the local band in which he played the trombone.